Sports Certificates

July 4, 2020


Partner LogosThe Business of Sports Certificate is a two-month, intensive certificate program offered by the Leeds School of Business. The program is a 6-credit “boot camp” for students and recent graduates who are seriously interested in pursuing careers in the sports and recreation industry.

Business of Sports 2016 will be held from June 6 to July 23, 2016. The program is Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm.

Students will spend half of the day learning about what it is like to work in various divisions of the sports business world. Industry practitioners walk students through day-to-day operations of these departments and explain what it takes to get into these positions. The following divisions will be examined and integrated with industry-specific topics and industry guest speakers:

  • Economics of Sports
  • Sports Law
  • Sports Facility and Event Management
  • Sports Marketing and Sales
  • Sport Analytics
  • Ticket Sales
  • Diversity & Inclusion

During the other half of the day, students will conduct extensive research on a project developed by one of our contributing partners:

Current and Previous Contributing Partners

  • Colorado Avalanche
  • Colorado Rapids
  • CU Athletics
  • Denver Broncos
  • Denver Nuggets
  • Denver Outlaws
  • Kroenke Sports Enterprises
  • SportsLabs
  • USA Rugby
  • Vail Resorts Management
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